Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-12-20, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg06_itm1_pc06
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-12-20, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Letter from musketeer Paul Pommer, addressed to the family of Gust. (Gustav) Pommer in Frankfurt, Germany. Postmarked Bad Orb, Übungsplatz, December 20, 1916. Pommer writes to his family about their recent letter where they said they were excited to see him for Christmas, but Pommer replies that he may not be allowed a Christmas vacation. He will have to wait until the new recruits arrive until he knows for sure. He describes eleven men traveling through Bad Orb to Karlsruhe. Discusses what he would like in his next package from home.
Description: 
Feldpostbrief: Bad Orb; postmark: 20.12.16; 4.75x3.5" (12x9 cm)
Date: 
1916-12-20
Location: 
Bad Orb (Germany)
Time Period: 
Nineteen tens
Subject: 
Pommer, Paul--Correspondence
Subject-AAT: 
Correspondence artifacts
Subject: 
Soldiers--Germany--Correspondence
Subject: 
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, German
Subject: 
Personal correspondence
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Source: 
Paul Pommer, World War I German soldier’s scrapbook. World War I German Soldiers Album Collection. Western Michigan University Special Collections: http://luna.library.wmich.edu/luna/servlet/s/i92l44
Provenance: 
Purchased by WMU Special Collections in February 2015 from F.A. Bernett Books of Boston, who obtained them from the family of Paul Pommer, Germany.
Language: 
ger
Collection: 
World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives
Rights: 
No Known Copyright. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries: lib-dc@wmich.edu
File Format: 
image/jp2
Digitization Date: 
2018